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Open Publishing Librarian
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The University of Virginia Library seeks applicants for the position of
Open Publishing Librarian. The position will focus on advancing
infrastructure for scalable, sustainable platforms for open access
journal hosting, open educational resources, and emerging open
modes of scholarship, under the umbrella of the Library’s Scholarly
Repository Services unit.
The successful candidate will provide innovative, creative leadership
for a newly-created position in the Library dedicated to advancing
the University’s growing engagement with contemporary, open, and
scholarly publishing issues.
The Open Publishing Librarian engages with University and Library
communities to explore and establish best solutions for digital
publication and preservation of scholarly work, leveraging evolving
technologies for dissemination and discovery of UVA research and
scholarship. Initial work will focus on investigating and assessing
scalable, sustainable platforms for open access journal hosting and
new modes of open scholarship under the umbrella of the Library’s
Scholarly Repository Services unit. Work will evolve to include
presentations about and direct patron support of selected platforms,
as well as evaluating capacity and applications for new modes of
open publishing within the Library’s purview. Close collaboration is
expected with the Scholarly Repository Services team and and
Digital Preservation Librarian to ensure alignment with repository
and preservation standards and recommend changes and/or
relevant new services. The ideal candidate will be a skilled presenter
and advocate comfortable partnering with diverse groups of
stakeholders to promote a comprehensive view of the Library’s
scholarly repository and open publishing resources.
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